Keep up to date with the latest power and smart energy developments in the USA.

The highlights in this week’s news items, provided courtesy of our American partner publications, include:

  • UK’s first battery powered hotel is now is now operational in Scotland
  • Microsoft’s Bill Gates believes that nuclear should play a crucial role in the carbon reduction plan
  • Alabama Power said its significant electricity rate hike is due to the cost of cleaning up coal ash ponds
  • Former Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman, Kevin McIntyre has passed away